Chiapas: Popular Campaign against Violence against Women Questions Lack of Progress on Gender Violence Alert

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On April 21st, a regular meeting of the Inter-institutional and Multidisciplinary Group (GIM in its Spanish acronym) was held in Tuxtla Gutierrez, following up on the Declaration of a Gender Violence Alert (GVA) issued more than five months ago by the Ministry of the Interior (SEGOB) through the National Commission for the Prevention and Eradication of Violence against Women (CONAVIM in its Spanish acronym).

 Following this, the Popular Campaign against Violence against Women and Femicide in Chiapas – made up of 21 civil organizations and dozens of individuals – said that “despite the commitments made by state and federal government institutions for the implementation of immediate actions to address the GVA, we point to the lack of commitment in clear and forceful actions to address the multiple complaints presented due to acts of violence and femicide against women in the different regions of Chiapas.”

 It questioned “the lack…

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